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Who's on my wifi?


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abenov20

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I have finicky wifi and a hubby who likes to share the pass code with his friends! I recently downloaded the "Who's on my wifi" program. Only I have no idea what the devices with no names are! I don't want to kick anything off that needs to be there but honestly have no clue what I am doing! It's currently showing 14 devices on my network! We have 3 wireless cable boxes, one wired DVR, 3 laptops, one wireless desktop, a bluetooth printer, an xbox, a blu ray player, and 3 cell phones. Not all hooked up at the same time. And at the time of the test I had disconnected the cell phones, 2 of the laptops, and the desktop. Any help is much appreciated!!
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Hello,

Unfortunately you're going to have to take those results with a grain of salt. I'd never heard of the program before so I just gave it a test run - and it hasn't detected all of the wireless devices I have connected to my network, so it's not reliable. And also, it detected wired devices also.
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Does it show the MAC Address of each device? There have been a few times when I thought someone was on my network only to find out that it was one of my devices.
The first half of the MAC address represents the manufacturer. You can use this tool to at least find out who made the thing and rule out a forgotten ROKU box or Ipod.

http://www.macvendorlookup.com/
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